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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By smeha
I have 1988 245DL with factory cutout for center...

I have 1988 245DL with factory cutout for center speaker and grill on it. Stealership still sells grill for that center cutout, bought one few months ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By smeha
10w30 Mobil 1 Extended Performance synthetic with...

10w30 Mobil 1 Extended Performance synthetic with same Extended Performance Mobil 1 filter

What would you recommend for California climate with minor piston slap instead of the setup above?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,199
Posted By smeha
Unmolested good for over 10 years strut mounts

Unmolested good for over 10 years strut mounts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By smeha
Inner o ring should not be used with bypass plate...

Inner o ring should not be used with bypass plate and make sure you installing right way, not in reverse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By smeha
Normal here, fixed high-idle about a month or 2...

Normal here, fixed high-idle about a month or 2 ago, then few weeks ago went into fixing >1k rpm stalls, now trying to battle pouring atf and rattling reverse trans.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By smeha
I had one from autozone barely last me for 2-3...

I had one from autozone barely last me for 2-3 years. Then got few degrees lower from NAPA and drilled super small hole all the way on top of that on and been riding it for few years without problems.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By smeha
Wait! I've replaced 2 rear main seals over past...

Wait! I've replaced 2 rear main seals over past 10 years, guess which one held up and installed the best to this days? Volvo OEM the one with install sleeve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By smeha
Had a similar problem after cutting yellow wire...

Had a similar problem after cutting yellow wire and plugging for more direct read and it was thermostat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,925
Posted By smeha
I don't think I have that in my 1988 240, but...

I don't think I have that in my 1988 240, but again I ran original design with R12
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By smeha
Well it did died on me one time today for no...

Well it did died on me one time today for no reason.
I parked after driving for long time and started few minutes after to continue going then it died while I was 30 seconds looking in the Maps on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Posted By smeha
Mine looking like that was from Cam Seal and one...

Mine looking like that was from Cam Seal and one time from Valve Cover crappy corner(that we all have to deal with on those heads), but you are claiming those are dry.
Also, how is oil pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,925
Posted By smeha
Dave you are partially right, but how many people...

Dave you are partially right, but how many people on here own A/C machines? So after you do the A/C work on broken/vacuumed car, then most of us still need to go to the shop for flush/vacuum/refill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,925
Posted By smeha
If I recall after fixing the system I paid about...

If I recall after fixing the system I paid about $300-400 to a shop for flushing, tests and filling with fresh R12 and oil my system. I will wait till it will stop working and redo hoses and switch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By smeha
Replaced main fuel pump as well. Will see how it...

Replaced main fuel pump as well. Will see how it goes from now on.
Since that night either before or after replacing both pumps and cleaning all grounds it still works fine.

Although(!!!) my main...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,925
Posted By smeha
I did a mistake by not replacing tubes on mine...

I did a mistake by not replacing tubes on mine back few years ago.
With new compressor, dryer, valve and o rings it still leaking a bit. Sucks, but have no money to redo it. BECAUSE R12 IS SO...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By smeha
Good call, I was thinking that one of the pump is...

Good call, I was thinking that one of the pump is overheating, gonna replace main one as well and from there all fuel system should be on point. Injectors are the couple years old ebay ones, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By smeha
I replaced in-tank pump. The problem is not...

I replaced in-tank pump. The problem is not stable. It was stalling after driving/reving and now it's fine. So no chance I can do diagnostic. Voltage on pumps are on point and grounds are all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By smeha
Bump. Cleaned ground contacts all around about to...

Bump. Cleaned ground contacts all around about to replace in tank pump. Its working anyways...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By smeha
I disconnected mine on the fuse since it's a fire...

I disconnected mine on the fuse since it's a fire hazard and mine is a wagon with every 10 years broken wires in the hatch. Sedan or wagon?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By smeha
Exclamation 240 Idling fine and rev dies

Hello people,
The car is 1988 245DL Volvo(Chrysler ignition, LH2.2)
Last night the car started and after few minutes of driving it stalls after choking a bit for half a second couple times.
Starts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By smeha
Charcoal canister under Left(Driver) front of the...

Charcoal canister under Left(Driver) front of the fender pretty much under the bumper.

IF I RECALL
The small hose next to that one from throttle body goes to valve on top of canister.
The bigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By smeha
1 and 2 can be related to valve adjustment and...

1 and 2 can be related to valve adjustment and oil going to exhaust pipe.

3) Center Carrier Bearing and Rubber Housing for it OR your diff is low on fluid and might be full of metal shavings.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,988
Posted By smeha
Guys I told him all in the second post with my...

Guys
I told him all in the second post with my answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,988
Posted By smeha
Ill start by addressing where is the middle piece...

Ill start by addressing where is the middle piece helping NOT to bend the arm?
I will also point out that you should reverse the tool. Make sure the arm openings are clean and smooth and lube it up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By smeha
So give it a good strong rip, got it.

So give it a good strong rip, got it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By smeha
Door side(by the fuse) is removed. I don't have...

Door side(by the fuse) is removed.
I don't have a vent itself(removed after certain year but the grill opening in plastic stayed).
So something holding it in the middle or far down the footwell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By smeha
Question Volvo 245 Driver Kick Panel question

Hello,
Car in question 1988 245DL.
The driver seat has a plastic kick panel on the left side next to fuse box and hood popper.
How do you properly remove it? it seems something in the middle(all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By smeha
Heard m46 way more durable than m47, rebuild the...

Heard m46 way more durable than m47, rebuild the one you have in shop?

Wiring seems in reverse, autoboxes have the OD relay and wiring same as dl242gt described above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By smeha
Mod ||| Engine ||| Size ||| OE...

Mod ||| Engine ||| Size ||| OE Number( on product ) ||| Injectronics PART NO
780 ||| V6 ||| B280F ||| 0280001510 ||| 0280001510CO...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
740: idle speed
Views: 582
Posted By smeha
Yes, I was being ironic since the rpm speed is...

Yes, I was being ironic since the rpm speed is same across all those at stop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
740: idle speed
Views: 582
Posted By smeha
normally(A/C off): 550+-50 in (R/D/OD/2/1) ...

normally(A/C off):
550+-50 in (R/D/OD/2/1)
750+-50 in (P/N)

Right now battling high rpm problems so add 200-300 to each
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By smeha
Not 100% maybe state which car and year just in...

Not 100% maybe state which car and year just in case.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,597
Posted By smeha
Never seen presumably well serviced working 240...

Never seen presumably well serviced working 240 engine drinking a Kool Aid especially in pics. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
Thank you, but seems not fully proper from here:...

Thank you, but seems not fully proper from here: https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/EngineFuelinjection.htm#ThrottleBodyandThrottlePositionSwitchAdjustment



Yours saying:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,117
Posted By smeha
Had similar low speed nose, but more constant...

Had similar low speed nose, but more constant from a spring in center mount rubber failed and grinding on everything there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
intothelabyrinth, You have been a big help, I...

intothelabyrinth,
You have been a big help, I ordered few days ago TPS all the gaskets and seals for throttle body.
Once it all come, I will disassemble it fully, clean and see what's up.
I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By smeha
Understood. Thank you!

Understood. Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By smeha
Yeah, I misspoke. I was already looking at the...

Yeah, I misspoke. I was already looking at the diagram of led test light, but why you didn't use resistor in your picture? Did this setup works better or same?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By smeha
That's what I've been looking, so it's not just...

That's what I've been looking, so it's not just LED it is also the 750 OHM resistor matching wattage to the LED.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
Judging by high rpm it and proper clicking from...

Judging by high rpm it and proper clicking from throttle it seems it doesn't tell when it's operating and keeping iac valve open or my butterfly stuck
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By smeha
Thank you, so as one go on test wire, so the...

Thank you, so as one go on test wire, so the other one goes to the ground right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By smeha
Great write, let mods know so they can move to...

Great write, let mods know so they can move to "article composition" sub-forum of the turbobricks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By smeha
Adjusting mixture on LH2.2

Hello TBers,
Planning to adjust mixture or see if it's set right.
There is a thing called "Volvo special tool part #9995280"
As I can tell it's hard to come by this one, so would something like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
I found few ways with twisting and so on on TPS...

I found few ways with twisting and so on on TPS replacement. They are annoyingly written or i'm just an idiot. It's clicking spool tensioned and clicking released. I think the electronics are fried....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
Thank you about connector resetting base idle....

Thank you about connector resetting base idle. Although, that doesn't answer my main question about installation of new TPS and do I really need to set the base idle or not after replacing TPS.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
The procedures I read are way different from what...

The procedures I read are way different from what you are telling me. I think you mixing it with some other LH version or a car at all.

Also i meant to say High RPM and not just idle.
Extra...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By smeha
High Idle - LH2.2 Throttle body, Base Idle and TPS questions

Hello TBers,
The car is 1988 245DL LH2.2 Chrysler crap box.
Long story short got high RPM problem. Extra 300-400 on Idle/Neutral and extra 100-200 in Drive/Reverse.
After all the tests with IAC...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By smeha
I have high idle when warm issue, definitely not...

I have high idle when warm issue, definitely not IAC after all tests and all. Going for complete take apart throttle body and replacing TPS. Remind me if I forget to update how did it go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By smeha
I've opened up mine to clean throughly, got new...

I've opened up mine to clean throughly, got new o-ring at local VatoZone and a but of RTV silicone to make sure it doesn't suck air.
Just got a be careful with internals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,888
Posted By smeha
Connect the damn ground to alt already and clean...

Connect the damn ground to alt already and clean the other end of it on the block, unless alt is dead or it's shorting somewhere it should give a read of 13v+ on the alt/battery
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